Will Murphy

First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks, Florida
Public Safety/Community Chaplaincy
Seminole Florida
First Baptist Church of Indian Rocks
August 3
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About My Family

I'm a Christian man, who is blessed to be married to a beautiful wife, who supports me and my ministry. We have a son and daughter.

Our son serves in the United States Air Force, and our daughter is a high-school student.

I'm a 26-year firefighter and paramedic, who is blessed to be retired. I started the Behavioral Wellness Committee and Chaplaincy Corps at the Largo Fire Rescue. We are working together to provide spiritual support to First Responders.

About My Ministry

I am starting a chaplaincy corps in the Largo Fire Rescue. It will be a ministry of presence that allows me to help those who serve the public.

SBC Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy is a vital frontline ministry and extension of the local church. Chaplains reach the lost among the thousands of men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, correctional facilities, healthcare settings, public safety, disaster relief sites and corporate environments. SBC Chaplains care for the broken, offer hope to the hopeless and advance the gospel of Jesus Christ in hard to reach places.
The qualifications expected of a Southern Baptist applying for endorsement as a chaplain or counselor are established by the using agency and the Chaplains Commission, SBC. These qualification requirements vary according to the type of chaplaincy or counseling ministry involved but all are expected to meet a high level of ministerial competence.


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